Personal blog for writer/editor/publisher Renee Witterstaetter--comic book and film professional as well as agent to writers and artists via Eva Ink Artist Group. In this blog, Renee will post missives and observances for entertainment, as well as keep followers updated on the creative endeavors of both herself and her associates at Eva Ink.
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Golden, Zeck and Witterstaetter to be at Baltimore Comic Con in September!
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - March 10, 2014 - The
Baltimore Comic-Con makes its annual return to the Inner Harbor the
weekend of September 5-7, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center for
its first 3-day event!
addition to adding the much-requested Friday to our pop culture weekend
of comic book goodness, we are excited to welcome back Michael Golden
and Renee Witterstaetter to the show, and present the premiere
appearance of Mike Zeck at the Baltimore Comic-Con!
Mike Zeck began his storied career in comics with Charlton
Comics with their animation-related line of titles before moving to
Marvel Comics to leave an indelible mark. Zeck provided art to
unforgettable characters and titles such as 1987's "Kraven's Last Hunt"
in the Spider-Man titles, "Circle of Blood" in The Punisher, and the classic Secret Wars featuring Zeck's design on the classic black costume for Spider-Man (and later adopted by Venom). Zeck's work has graced the pages and covers of Aquaman, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Green Lantern, G.I. Joe, G.I. Joe: Special Missions, Lobo, Deathstroke The Terminator, The Eliminator, and too many titles to mention here. His creator-owned project Damned , recently appeared from BOOM! Studios. And a new sketchbook is in the works from Eva Ink Publishing.
Artist/writer/creator Michael Golden
is a legend in the comic book industry, but one that has never stopped
adding to his legacy as a storytelling professional. Co-creator of the
X-Men's Rogue character, Spartan X, and Bucky O'Hare, Michael is known
worldwide for his groundbreaking work on Marvel's The 'Nam, Micronauts, G.I. Joe Yearbook, and Dr. Strange,
and is counted as one of the best cover designers and illustrators in
the business. Golden's work can be seen on the covers of Spawn, Nightwing, Iron Man, Heroes for Hire, Exiles, Demon's Regret, Spider-Man, Vampirella, Captain American, The Punisher, and The Hulk. Recent books covering the colorful life and amazing art of Michael Golden include a Manga version of the Bucky O'Hare series, as well as the top-selling art retrospective Excess: The Art of Michael Golden, written by Renee Witterstaetter, which sold out and has gone into a second printing, as well as his recent sketchbooks Heroes and Villains, MORE Heroes and Villains, and Michael Golden: Alchemy. His upcoming book is entitled Michael Golden: Dangerous Curves.
Renee Witterstaetter, author of Excess: The Art of Michael Golden, Tex: The Art of Mark Texeira, the critically-acclaimed Nick Cardy: The Artist at War, and Nick Cardy: Wit-Lash, began the comic phase of her career working on such titles as Superman at DC Comics and Silver Surfer, Conan the Barbarian, and Conan Saga at Marvel, and then went on to spearhead the reintroduction of She-Hulk at Marvel. She then moved over to Topps Comics where she was the editor on X-Files, Jurassic Park, Xena and Hercules, and the co-creator (with artist Michael Golden) of the successful series, Spartan X. In addition, Renee has also been the colorist on hundreds of comics from The Avengers to Spider-Man to Captain America, among many, many others. Her newest books include Santa Confidential, by Hagar the Horrible artist Chris Browne and the sketchbook James O'Barr: Uncoffined.
so pleased that Mike Zeck has opted to join us in a rare convention
appearance," commented Marc Nathan, promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con.
"Along with Michael Golden and Renee Witterstaetter, we have some
titans of industry coming to our show this year, and we're excited to
present them to their fans!"
For more information on commissions and on this appearance, contact Renee at: firstname.lastname@example.org